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All these years and not one has ever broken on me.
Even with months of overclocked folding.
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Ran a w3520 until it degraded. Did 1.45vcore @ 4.3 for a few months then it started failing during folding. Personally I blame the high memory voltage I was running 1.775 for frying the memory controller. It was under water.
    
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Ran a w3520 until it degraded. Did 1.45vcore @ 4.3 for a few months then it started failing during folding. Personally I blame the high memory voltage I was running 1.775 for frying the memory controller. It was under water.
So you had to lower the clocks or it just completely failed?
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post #4 of 7
Continually lowered clocks. I sold it when I was unable to do IBT for more than a few minutes at 4.0.
    
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post #5 of 7
Never had one "die" have burned them up to that they'd only run ~10% underclocked.

And had a few that refused to turn on for an hour or so, after a year of ~20% OC then booted up just fine under stock clocks.
post #6 of 7
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Maybe it was the motherboard?
But yeah, I've heard of CPUs not being able to clock as high after time.
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post #7 of 7
Fried a few and broke a few more, that is all. Never had one just die. The broken ones were AMD's back when they didn't have IHS's.
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